In a tale of two Las Vegas super fights, Jason Quigley admits the September middleweight showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the quality match-up. But, understandably, he cannot get away from the hype that surrounds the battle of you-know-who next weekend.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
Manchester’s light-welterweight king Ricky Hatton faces Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Casino in the early hours of tomorrow morning in the first super-fight of 2009. But has the economic downturn impacted on the appetite for big time boxing Stateside? Simon Lewis reports from Nevada.
Sat, 02 May, 2009
SOMEONE’S ‘0’ had to go when the undefeated Floyd Mayweather and Ricky Hatton went toe-to-toe but both victor and vanquished now face tough decisions about their futures, career choices that will have a knock-on effect for some of boxing’s biggest names.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
THEY may have spent the last three months winding each other up, pouring scorn on their rival’s talents and rubbishing each other’s prospects for success in tonight’s WBC welterweight title fight but if there is one thing that both the Mayweather and Hatton camps agree on, it is that boxing is once again back in the big time.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2007
OSCAR DE LA HOYA thought he could trade punches with a bigger and stronger fighter. Bernard Hopkins made him pay for his mistake with two body shots that left the challenger pounding his gloves on the canvas in bitter frustration at a career opportunity lost.
Mon, 20 Sep, 2004